Microsoft Course 50232 - Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Ignite Server 2007 R2 — A 4-Day Course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Microsoft Lync Server page for courses currently available in this subject area.

This four-day instructor-led workshop provides students with the knowledge and skills to understand 300-level information on Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2. The workshop focuses on understanding scenarios of Office Communications Server 2007 (OCS 2007), Office Communicator, and integration with Exchange 2007.

Course Objectives

After completing this M50232 training course, students will be able to:

Intended Audience

This course is intended for both novice and experienced IT Professionals who are concerned about delivering IM/Presence, Conferencing, and Voice solutions to the Enterprise.

Course Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have core knowledge of TCP/IP, Certificate Services, and core Windows Server knowledge. For example: Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge. Completed Course 2028A, Basic Administration of Microsoft Windows 2000, or have equivalent knowledge of administrative tasks.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Architecture, Planning and Deployment

This module details the system architecture that is used by OCS 2007 R2. This module details fundamentals, server roles, and component dependencies. This module also details planning and deployment scenarios.

IM and Presence

Module 2 describes the rich presence advancement that Office Communications Server is delivering. Additionally this module describes Office Communicator clients, and deployment scenarios.


Module 3 illustrates the new on-premise conferencing capability within OCS 2007 R2 and the differences between LiveMeeting Service and on-premise capability. This module also differentiates conferencing clients and requirements.

Remote Access

Module 4 articulates the Edge role within an OCS 2007 R2 implementation, and the process one needs to follow to define the appropriate topology. After covering the fundamentals information will be shared on the best practices in relation to configuration and maintenance.


Module 5 articulates the new management tools and techniques for troubleshooting OCS 2007 R2. This module walks through some tools and techniques for identifying any deployment problems.

Voice Architecture

Module 6 describes planning for adding voice capability to your OCS 2007 R2 implementation. This module assists in understanding the dial-plan, and connecting to the telephony infrastructure.

Voice Deployment Scenarios

Module 7 explains the available voice deployment scenarios, routing concepts, normalization rules, and call flows within OCS 2007 and build-out of a dial-plan within your environment.

OCS 2007 R2 and Unified Messaging Coexistence

Module 8 explains the interaction of OCS 2007 R2 and Exchange 2007 SP1Unified Messaging. This module details the environment, dial-plan integration, and steps required to add OCS 2007 R2 to Exchange UM infrastructure.

Developer Platform Overview

Module 9 provides insight in the opportunities for developers to expand on the built-in functionality of OCS 2007 R2 and to further integrate it within the organizations business processes.